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again, an amber alert is issued and we will bring you more as the information becomes available. >> we have developing news from the south bay where the car dealer accused of swindling dogs from their expensive automobiles and weighing up in jail this morning. amy hollyfield is live at the sunnyvale dealership where this took place. amy? >> police believe they got him, a good relief to the car owners would left their cars here a this lot and never saw them again. here is a picture of the man who is accused of doing this. he is charged with six counts of grand theft. he goes by the name of andy paul. he ran sunnyvale motorcars and promised people he would sell their high end car for them if they signed over the title. >> the money was kept by the car lot owner and not given to the
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victims. >> at least we got a part of it. he is behind bars. >> he faces up to six years in prison and the bail is set at $500,000. he was not only accused by customers but some business owners here that surround his lot say they were stolen from, and they would fix up the cars so he could sell them and they say he didn't pay them but this lot here in sunnyvale now is a ford dealership, a pre-owned ford dealership so the area here is moving on. >> drivers using the central freeway in san francisco may not know which lane they are in because there aren't in. caltran tore up a myself the top lay we of the central freeway in mid-january. they wiped out the lane markers which have not been replaced. the "san francisco chronicle" reports cold weather has held
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off the repaving and this affects drivers headed south off the bay bridge to the interstate 80 split headed down to 101. >> the drivers who stopped traffic on interstate 880 in oakland to perform stunts could face little more than a slap on the wrist. spectators took cell phone videos of the drivers doing doughnuts. under california law punishment if driver whose take part in this is light, unless someone is hurt or killed. >> obvious charges are misdemeanor of reckless driving and exhibition of speed but i am sure the charge they would want to be considering would be conspiracy which is a felony. >> the san francisco sheriff says there is a state law allowing for seizure for illegal exhibition of speed but right now the most they can face is
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misdemeanor. >> the san francisco sheriff is ready to lend a hand if there is a problem after the super bowl xlvii. the sheriff says that his department will provide resources and personnel to assist in crowd control. deputies will be ready to respond to criminal activity. turn to us after the super bowl to see the celebrations on abc7 news teams in new orleans and in the bay area, which will be live, on the air, with up-to-the-minute look how niner fans are reacting here and in the big easy. >> be careful where you click if you are going to by super bowl gear. now you should know that there are illegal venders and websites waiting to rip you off. abc7 news reporter, katie marzullo, has more on the warning from new orleans. >> when it comes to super bowl merchandise, not all jerseys are created equal.
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counterfeiters are making and selling illegal gear. enforcement have been conducting operation red zone, agents have seized 160,000 sports items worth $14 million, everything from hats to jerseys to shoes. >> my personal favorite is this counterfeit super bowl ring that is heavy and a better counterfeit than most. it just goes do show you the elements that people will go. >> they have shut down 300 illegal overseas websites and copycats getting more and more sophisticated, counterfeit tickets are a problem and the security measures include heat sensitive ink and art work. >> counterfeiters do not pay taxes or health care or provide pensions, they are criminal organizations. they are criminal parasites making money off of the hard work and innovation of others. >> during the operation, authorities have arrested 23
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people in connection with sports merchandise counterfeiting. in new orleans for abc7. >> the coast guard and the national park service will be joined to educate dog owners of beach safety as part of the awareness campaign. there have been five drowning deaths at bay area beaches since november. in each case, the victim had their dog with them and some of them jumped in the water to save the pet at a wave swept them in the ocean. officials want to educate dog owners on hazards including what to do if their pets get swept to sea and how to swim out of a rip current. >> in sonoma, health officials are investigating the first confirmed rabid cat case in the county in 16 years. the domestic cat bit someone in glenn ellen and that person received a rabies shot. officials say the incident highlights the dangers of not
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vaccinating pets. v.i.p. pet care will be offering $5 dog and cat vaccination for three weeks. >> this morning, you notice a difference in the air? >> it is chilly more so than yesterday but in frost on my car. mike? >> my car did not have any either, temperatures in the mid-30's but thicker fog. we have pretty complementary weather in new orleans with a lot of sunshine and mostly sunny headed through the weekend and near normal temperatures which is about upper 40's for highs and mid-60's for lows. for us at home, we have more fog but, still, bright at 7:00, and 37 is our cooler temperature inland and low-to-mid 40's around the coast and the bay. as we head to noon we will have temperatures in the mid 50's to 60 degrees and a great time to be outside. it will be sunny through the afternoon with low-to-mid 60's
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and as we head to the evening hours enjoy the mid-40's to low 50's and a light jacket is needed with more cloud cover tomorrow and temperatures are cooler and more sunshine and mild, again, for sunday and monday. hope you enjoy. >> good looking job from concord, southbound, on 680 through walnut creek with headlights headed south toward highway 24 and everyone is at the limit through the san ramon valley to the dublin interchange with ace train one out of address reporting a late start, 5- to 10-minute delay and checking with bart and muni and caltrain and everyone else is on time and a look at the drive times, 580 commute from the central valley over the altamont pass and highway four, westbound, and east shore commute into the macarthur maze. kristen and eric? >> you see them at every airport, but can they really do the job? why government investigators say bomb sniffing dogs could be a
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waste of millions of taxpayers dollars. >> the san francisco bar that had last call at union square gets ready to serve customers again in a new location with a grand re-opening for the gold dust
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oakland. there is an amber alert for a chevrolet pickup truck, gray, 7n79574 license plate. missing child is 18-month-old girl. she is believed to have been taken by her father. police are looking for a gray pickup truck. >> a new report questions whether millions of your tax dollars are wasted on bomb sniffing dogs that cannot find bombs. according to a government accountability office report the cost of keeping the dogs on the government payroll has almost doubled in the past two years, from $52 million to $100 million. the report finds some of the dogs are not getting the required monthly training and that the t.s.a. national k anyone program is in need of fixing. a full report is coming up on "good morning america" at 7:00. >> nasa aimed research center is
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holding a ceremony today to remember the astronauts killed in the columbia shut disas test the ten years ago today it returned home from a 16 day science mission and disintegrated minutes from landing killing six members and israel's first astronaut. the cause was damage to the wing that occurred during lift off that allowed the plasma to enter the vehicle. >> prosecutors have to decide if they will seek a third trial for a crime laboratory technical negligence accused of selling cocaine. the jury said they could not reach a verdict. the first trial was a hung jury. the 62-year-old woman admitted she took trace amounts of the drug while working late at night. the jury actually could not agree if she use the deception or fraud so they could not reach a verdict forcing the san francisco police department to close the crime laboratory and institute new security
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procedures. >> an attorney who won a court ruling validating a tax has sued eight other school districts alleging their taxes are illegal including school districts in west contra costa and several in southern california where voters approve parcel taxes in november. in san leandro owners with five or more units are taxed $19 a year while vacation and unimproved parcels are taxed at $39 a year. businesses will have to pay two cents per square foot of lot size and san leandro officials will collect the tax in december. >> the justice department says that budweiser and corono do not mix and are challenging a merger between the two companies. the justice department says that the prices go up and competition will go down should that merger go through. bud is the best selling beer and
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corono is the best selling import. >> today is the start of the new era for an old san francisco institution, the gold dust lounge will have a ribbon cutting at the new location at fisherman's wharf closing in union square after the landlord ended the lease. many fixtures have been moved here, including a v.i.p. part at the new lounge tonight followed by the public grand opening on sunday. >> i am sure some of the vitamin b that h.e.b. wrote about will flow. >> sunday is a great time for opening with the super bowl and a lot riding on the weather. >> the weather will be fine for all outdoor activists. now, no worries other than the fog this morning. i ran into some of it but it was not too thick in the east bay valley. be careful there. beautiful shot from our east bay hills camera, headed down to
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emeryville and toward san francisco and you can see how clone the air is. a little haze out there again like we had yesterday. but no need to worry about the air quality it will just fine. now, live doppler 7 hd and the satellite shows the clouds well over the ocean and that means, again, we have wind from land and toward the sea or offshore. so, we will talk about wind direction and as far as temperatures we updated them and we will go over and make sure they are loaded here, and you can see that we are still pretty cool in some areas and freezing in novato at 32 and mid-to-upper 30's inland but antioch at 45 and san francisco is now up to 49 degrees. we have temperatures in the low-to-mid 40's around monterey and gilroy is 37. foggy to hazy and mild temperatures today and more
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clouds but dry tomorrow, and cooler next week, still holding on to the chance of rain. we need the rain headed into february. welcome to february. and ground hog day. san rafael is cool at 52 and 67 in oakland and san jose. now, down an the monterey bay we will have mid-60's to mid-70's, and inland, tonight we will have mid-30's in the north bay valley and low-to-mid 40's for most of us so a mild morning and a couple areas of high pressure, we have a big storm to the west, and that is kicking up dangerous waves, so if you are headed to our benches, starting tonight through sunday morning, sneaker waves are there so watch out, it could be rough from time to time. notice our temperatures are stuck in the 60's until tuesday and the 50's start to take over as the chance of rain rolls in on wednesday and thursday. have a great day. sue? >> good looking ride from richmond through the emeryville and berkeley area, moving nicely
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into the macarthur maze. no delays here. when you funnel to the bay bridge, no problems at the toll plaza, friday lite so far, and we hope it stays that way. northbound 101 has road work, the reverse commute through mill valley, and the right lane until 6:00 this morning, and eastbound dumbarton bridge with various lanes are out there and the cones until 6:00, as well. christian and eric? >> the pay gap has not closed for how much more men make than women. we have that next. the search if survivors and victims of a huge building explosion in mexico city. >> very excited today to welcome hollywood icon goldie hawn and take everyone to a happy place, a show about reducing stress in
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our lives. she has a fantastic ten-minute plan to find a calm place in our day. and we learn simple techniques on meditation.
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>> you have to love some of the buildings in downtown san francisco with the lights red and gold rimming the buildings rooting on our 49ers as they take on the ravens in super bowl xlvii on sunday. go, niners. we have very nice weather with our meteorologist, mike nicco, will talk about. authorities look for more possible survivors of a large explosion in mexico city. at least 14 people were killed and another 100 hurt after a blast ripped through the part of
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the headquarters of mexico's state-owned oil company yesterday. it appears the explosion took place in the basement of an administration building that is next to the 52-story office tower. the smoke could be seen rising over mexico city's skyline. >> super bowl sunday, grammy and oscar winning singer is part of the tribute. jennifer hudson will join the chorus from sandy hook elementary school to sing "america the beautiful." the chorus features 26 children from the school in newtown, connecticut, where 20 children and six adults were killed in a shooting in december. the nfl says that the performance will be part of the pre-game show and it will be special. >> you could be surprised to hear how much more men make than women in salary in some professions. >> do i need to borrow money from you again? and now jane king. >> i am the exception. >> toyota is the number one auto brand in the united states and
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consumer reports ranges the japanese automaker tops followed by ford, honda and chevrolet. >> porsche and jeep at the bottom of the list. if you are a woman the guy sitting next to you is probably getting paid more. men outearned women in all 21 professions in 2011 and the biggest gap was doctors with member earning 62 percent more than females. are you planning on watching the super bowl? 91 percent of the consumers watching the game look forward to the commercials and 81 percent like the funny commercials, and 25 percent like sentimental ones. companies are putting ads like this for ads on youtube. americans are expected to consume 79 million pounds of avocado because of the popularity of guacamole, 158 million avocados. from the new york stock exchange
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with the bloomberg business report. >> on friday morning, a couple days before the super bowl, still a day to get out and have some fun. >> i got out and i noticed it looked foggy, a bit foggy. >> mike ran into that on the way to work. >> little more moisture and fog and haze, absolutely but wherever you go across the state and the west, it is dry this morning. we will talk about temperatures, they are going to run 357 in eureka for the cool spot, and outside the mountains, mid-to-upper 60's for the central valley. in tahoe it will be 48 degrees mild and sunny. and 48 all the way through the weekend but at night it will drop down into the teens. if you are headed to southern california, quite a difference from last weekend, we were flirt with 80 most of the weekend. sue? >> good look, drive headed southbound on 680 from concord to walnut creek you can see the
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tail lights making the curve headed to the 24 junction and, in fact, 580 and 680 down to 580 in the dublin/pleasanton is a good looking drive is far. eastbound four the on-ramp remains closed and only supposed to be closed for road work until 5:00 but now it is still extended until 5:30 so we are watching that, and elsewhere we have the mass transit, bart and muni, running on time. >> everyone is ready if the super bowl, of course, including abc's jimmy kill -- jimmy kimmel. >> i have a lot of eating plans, hot wings, nap -- nachos, and the inside of my stomach will look like a michelle obama nightmare. >> jimmy kimmel is immediately
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before "nightline." >> another p.r. mix-up for the 49ers two days before the super bowl, the players coming forward to say they didn't know they were taking part in a gay rights video for teens. ♪ we were skipping stones and letting go ♪
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♪ over the river and down the road ♪ [ female announcer ] at nature valley, we know nature comes together in amazing ways. that's why we bring together natural ingredients, like dark chocolate with toasted oats, or sweet golden honey. perfect combinations of nature's delicious ingredients, from nature valley. ♪ ♪ i was thinking that i hope this never ends ♪ [ female announcer ] nature valley granola bars, nature at its most delicious. >> now, live breaking news. >> breaking news in oakland where there is an amber alert, a
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one-year-old girl was taken from her mother. >> we are live in oakland with the latest on this amber alert. >> eric, one-year-old girl was take friend her mother by her father at 12:30 this morning on the east side of oak. the father is considered armed and dangerous. let me get to you his description. this is who authorities are looking for, 56 years old, a black man with black hair and brown eyes. he is 6' 4" and 270 pounds. he was wearing a plaid green coat with jeans. the girl was wearing a pink shirt with blue wears and holding an on and yellow blanket. the authorities believe he is driving a 1973 gray chevrolet flatbed truck, license plate
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7n79 574. the suspect is considered "armed and dangerous." he took his daughter from his mother's possession after midnight this morning. you are urged to call 9-1-1 if you think you see them. >> thank you very much. we will check back later for more information on this. >> we want to get you started with at look at the week forecast starting with this morning. mike? >> what did i have? here is what i have, -- drop shows dry air nory car -- no radar returns. a little bit of fog and low level moisture in the north bay valley where quarter-mile visibility and half a mile in santa rosa where the dangerous fog is new. and calm conditions is where it will stay. we have a lot of sunshine and haze and low-to-mid 60's at the coast and low-to-upper 60's at
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the bay and inland. >> go looking ride headed northbound 87 beyond the h.p. paville beyond in san jose, no problems or delays at julian exit and northbound and from the industrial valley starting to slow and you can see speed of 40 michigan before approaching the altamont pass and then it is nice ride into dublin/pleasanton with road work eastbound dumbarton bridge moving to the newark area until 6:00 this morning and a look at drive time s include 101 from san to rose and east shore commute into the macarthur maze. >> coming up on 5:32. the 49ers are facing another public relations flap according to "usa today", niners linebacker brooks and nose tackle say they didn't know that the video they took part in supports gay rights of teens. they first denies making the video and they thought it was to
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prevent bullying of kids. four of the 49ers took part in the video which aims to stop bullying of the teens. the 49ers video has been since removed on the site coming on the heels of an apology of culliver for antigay comments made during an interview with a radio shock jacques which were not something he felt in his heart. the 49ers c.e.o. was embarrassed by the comments calls them very dumb and viewed this as a learning experience if the entire team. >> turn to us after the super bowl to see the celebrations our teen will have with have here and in the big easy. >> the man would swindled 40 people out of their high end cars will be arraigned in court this afternoon. andy paul is charged with six
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counts of grand theft. police arrested the 50-year-old would ran sunnyvale motorcars an auto consignment company. many victims gave him the title to sell the car. in december the cars disappeared from the lot along with the suspect. we will have a live report with more in 30 minutes. >> starting today the city of oakland becomes the first city in the country to launch an i.d. card for people who don't have an official form of identification. the oakland city i.d. prepaid mastercard program was introduced by the mayor and former council member which will provide i.d. to residents without legal immigration status and it do yous as a debit card. it will be available to oakland residents for $15 fee at the city center office as well as an office in fruitvale. >> independent monitor overseeing oakland police reform say the department is back sliding.
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a report says that the officers are failing to report misconduct of other officers. he says that he has seen an increase in the unjustified use of firearms. the report details one incident in which officers pointed a gun at a sleeping toddler. the president of the oakland police officers union says that was taken out of context. >> they are serving a search warrant for narc its in a home in oakland and enter the home and were met with a family that included a small child. >> it is disturbing we are not going forward but we are, in fact, going backward. >> oak has implemented 11 of 22 reforms ordered by a federal judge. the city is hiring a compliance director to help implement the rest. >> the state committee has approved a plan to one day allow people to defend themselves in traffic court without actually going to court. the judicial council advisory committee recommends a pilot program for people to appear by two way video from a remote
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location. the idea is to help those forced to travel a long distance because of court closures. the pilot program which starts in fresno county, and officials must submit the plan to the judicial council for approval. >> the definite -- the new highway one tunnel at $300 million project on the coast was originally supposed to be finished in 2010 but it was pushed back several times. caltran says they will open it to drivers in the next two months. >> moments ago the labor department released the latest jobs report. the unemployment rate went up slightly to 7.9 percent, up .1 percent from december but the economy added 157,000 jobs in january and we see how investors react to the news when wall street opens for business if less than an hour. >> we will do that originally,
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originally, originally, originally, originally, seashells by the seashore. i am good, everyone. >> we will start with our sat flight radar and show you the pattern going on. you can see the high pressure here but clockwise flow deflecting a system to the north, and clouds from the south, that is tomorrow's weather and the reason why we will not be so warm. the fog thickens and talked about not bay but it is hazy in more areas this morning than year. 37 inland to low-to-mid 40's around the bay and the coast and mid-50's to 60 at noon and sunny through the day with let to mid-60's in the afternoon and grab a light jacket in evening, mid-40's to low 50's. moving forward, the weekend, tomorrow, there you go, temperatures in the let to mid-60's and more sunshine and slightly warmer for sunday and monday and back in the low-to-mid 60's and possibly a
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few upper 60's. have a great weekend. sue? >> we have first reports of an accident coming into san francisco from the peninsula, north 101 at vermont and the right lane is blocked, we will follow-up in the next report but traffic is getting heavy but no major delays as you make your way toward the macarthur maze but find yourself in some company and when you get to the bay bridge toll plaza everything is moving nicely, and train one is about 5- to 10-minutes late with no other mass transit issues this morning and road work out there, nobody, road work until 6:00 this morning. various lanes are blocked there. kristen and eric? >> beyonce wants the whole world to know she is ready for super bowl sunday. ♪ the land of the free >> ahead, the private
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performance to cast away any doubt on her singing abilities. >> but, first, the southern california church leader facing a new backlash for alleging hiding priests accused of child
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>> we want did take you back to breaking news where there is an amber alert, a chevrolet pickup license plate 7n79574. the child involved is an 18-month-old girl, identified as a black female with black hair and brown eyes, wearing a pink shirt with blue bears holding an orange and yellow blanket. police say she was take were -- taken by her father. >> new this morning, alaska airlines passengers are waking up in seattle after a harrowing trip forced to make an emergency landing after their pilot lost consciousness. the flight was forced to land in portland after taking off from los angeles headed if seattle. the first officer made the
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emergency landing and no one on board was hurt. the pilot was taken to the hospital to be checked out. the plane took off again and landed in seattle overnight. >> the los angeles archbishop has relieved a retired cardinal of duties in response to the abuse sex scandal. in a move unprecedented, retired cardinal mahoney was relieved of duties last night by the man who replaced him, archbishop gomez after posting tens of thousands of pages of secret files on 122 priests accused of molesting children containing conversations between mahoney and other officials on protecting the priests from law enforcement. the cardinal led the archdiocese from 1985 until 2011. authorities are hot on the trail of a baltimore ravens began who scammed a 49er fan out of $5,900 for super bowl tickets.
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the sheriff is working closely with authorities in florida where the alleged scamers live. this happened last week when a hayward woman wired money for tickets she saw posted on craigslist but if return got a taunting note rooting for the ravens. the rip-off touched the heart of ticket master c.e.o. who gave her four free tickets. >> to more days this will kickoff of super bowl xlvii or the har-bowl, sibling rivalry is not much more intense than the hard about brothers. in 45 minutes john and jim harbaugh will share a stage in new orleans, the first time any two head coaches have held a joint media conference right before the big game. the two coached against each other before when the 49ers and ravens met on thanksgiving night in 2011 and that time, the ravens won. this time, it will be different. we will bring you the media conference live when it happens. >> before the kickoff, beyonce
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will perform the national anthem, rather, she will featured as half time show headliner and proves she can belt out a song despite the controversy over her performance at the president's inauguration. katie marzullo has more from new orleans. >> here in new orleans at her first public appearance since the presidential inauguration, beyonce walked out on this stage and asked everyone to stand and belted out the national anthem. ♪ o' say can you see >> it was a private concert for the media, proof she can sing live. heat has been on since it leaked that she sang with a backup track at the inauguration the. ♪ the rockets red glare >> the superstar explained it by saying he is a perfectionist. >> i do not have time to rehearse with the orchestra, it
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was a live television show, and a very, very important emotional she for me one of my proudest moments and due to the weather, due to the delay, due to no proper sound check i did not feel comfortable taking a risk. it was about the president and the inauguration and i wanted to make him and my country proud. >> she is not revealing anything about her show or who could join her on same but she sure seems like she is in the zone. >> i'm so, so happy right now, i feel so full in my life and this is such a huge opportunity i take it very serious and i am excited. ♪ o'r the land of the free ♪ and the home of the brave
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♪ the brave >> beyonce says she will be singing live at the super bowl. in new orleans, katie marzullo for abc7 news. >> she will be performing at half time and keyes will do the national an they will. katie marzullo is in new orleans with larry beil and mike shumann lugging around the heavy super bowl ring and wayne greed man all covering the super bowl action sending out behind-the-scenes tweets. she proved she can sing. >> little bit. more than a little bit. it will not be cold in new orleans on sunday. >> absolutely. indoors, probably 70 degrees, no breeze, controlled humidity. it will be ideal conditions. >> now, everyone, the embarcardero, it is quiet.
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live doppler 7 hd shows how clear the air is and how rain free our forecast will be for the morning and the next several days. do not forget the fog in the north bay. now, temperatures, novato 32 so frost is possible, and mid-to-upper 30's, and 45 in antioch, like the bay, and half moon bay and san francisco at 49, the warm spot. we have low-to-mid 40's around the monterey bay and cooler, at 37 in gill ray. today, foggy to hazy is our transition from morning to afternoon and mild again. we will have more clouds and dry conditions and slightly cooler tomorrow, and, then, a chance of rain next week and cooler weather, maybe below average depending on what is out today with let to mid-60's. fairfield and san calf the -- san rafael at 62. 66 in monterey and inland at 73
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in salinas. fog is possible tonight and the rest of us in the low do mid-40's. upstairs, two areas of high pressure dominating the weather which is expected, the system is deflected off to our northeast and this next system is going to really challenge the high pressure but it will hold until wednesday or thursday and the next weather maker is from the south in the form of high clouds tomorrow and the big storm i showed you to the west is kicking up more dangerous waves. we do not have a high surf advisory but we have a beach hazard warning for this evening all the way through sunday morning. it is possible to see dangerous sneaker waves. avoid slippery rocks if one of the waves comes in. the waves are not that tall but they could catch you off guard. we will drop a few degrees
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tomorrow and low-to-upper 60's for sunday and same for monday, and 50's wednesday and thursday with a couple of chances of rain. >> we have an accident in san francisco north 101 vermont blocking the right lane of traffic so expect some slowing moving into san francisco from the peninsula. san jose, north 101, reports of a hit-and-run accident off to the right shoulder. i do not see significant slowing beyond that scene and at look at the san mateo bridge if you are headed to the foster city area you can see traffic is getting busy but to delays and 15 to 16-minute drive between hayward and san mateo. >> it is 5:50. a new report says that the silicon valley leads the nation in number of patents issued. a study by the brookings institution says 92 patents were accepted and the companies with the most patents were apple,
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cisco, ibm, and hewlett-packard and last year, silicon valley produced 12.5 patents were employee. >> major company pulls medicine off the store shelves. what you will want did look for in your medicine cabinet. >> a new lawsuit filed here in the bay area is targeting one of the biggest antidepressants available today. available today. ahead, the accusation well, well, well.
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>> this morning, police are looking for the owner of a bag of jewelry found in fremont. these are pictures of the jewelry found in a bag. a maintenance worker found the bag in bushes yesterday morning. many of the items still have the price tags on them. if any of these belong to you, contact the fremont police department. >> the weather forecast shows what for the super bowl parties, mike? >> 24 hour change, we will be a degree warmer in fremont, oakland, san francisco, san jose, concord. santa rosa will be two degrees cooler. our radar is showing quiet conditions, mid-to-upper 60's,
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central valley, and tahoe, a lost sun in the upper 40's, and southern california, and in los angeles we have temperatures in the upper 70's to 80 degrees and dry if both areas. >> ace train one still delays because of tracking problems and now 10-to-15 minute delayed from pleasanton. bart and muni and caltrain are on schedule. north 101, the accident is on the shoulder. hit and run north 101 is on the right shoulder. new accident northbound 101 and we will look here at your drive times headed out, traffic is moving nicely around the bay area. no significant delays. kristen and eric? >> a study adds to warnings of young people consuming energy drinks. those drinks can be a downer for teens causing racing heart, slopeness nights and anxiety and high blood pressure. doctors are seeing more cases.
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the study released by the academy of pediatrics found a can of high let caffeinated energy drink equals drinking a bottle of wine and a few cups of coffee. >> lawsuit files in san jose found that zoloft is no more effective than a sugar pill which is marketed and commonly prescribeed. zoloft is maze -- made by pfizer pfizer did not publish studies that found it as effective as a placebo and pfizer calls this "frivolous." patients should be reimburseed say the lawsuit and they asked the judge to approve two class-action cases. >> cold medications taken off the market because the caps can fail, the maker of the medications or syrups are recalling to million containers. the safety commission says that the child resistant caps can be
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removed by children posing a poison risk. there have been 12 reports of kids unscrewing the locked cap and four of them ended up ingesting the product. >> next at 6:00 a.m., protecting news from oakland and an amber alert for a child issued in the last 90 minutes. >> remember the car owners swindled by a local car lot? we have a break in the case ling to an arrest. >> would pays more for the monthly smartphone bills? iphone users or droid users? ys g
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(woman) it's just been an amazing, amazing journey. i love these people. ♪ and it's beautiful >> abc7 news starts right now with live breaking news. >> we continue to follow the breaking news story from oakland. an amber alert is in effect for a one-year-old girl. straight to our news reporter who is live in oakland police headquarters. what is the latest? >> the latest is they are still looking for little one-year-old girl snatched from her mother by her father after midnight this morning in east oakland. we will get you on the description, she is black girl with black hair and brown eyes and last seen wearing a pink shirt with blue bears. she was holding an orange and yellow blanket. she is believed to be in a gray
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chevrolet pickup truck, 1970's, license plate 7n79574. the abductor, her father, is considered armed and dangerous. he is 56 with black hair and mount i didn'ts, also, and he is 6' 4" and 270 pounds and seen wearing a plaid green coat and jeans and is considered armed and dangerous. if you see them, call 9-1-1. >> thank you very much. almost 6:30 -- 6:01. >> the north bay fog has developed in the other valleys but it is more wide-spread in those areas than yesterday. we have fog this morning. and novato is 32, and we hang out through the morning with hazy